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Overwhelming amount of pottery!

The amount of pottery I saw blew me away and my only complaint is that I couldn't buy it all. Shop... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
rabihas
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London, United Kingdom
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just interesting

We made the visit late in the afternoon, so the atliers were already closed. However we found a... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
José T
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Viseu, Portugal
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

We made the visit late in the afternoon, so the atliers were already closed. However we found a person who took us to see some artisans. We ended up in a cooperative where we bargained hard for some parts. What we saw was interesting, but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank José T
Reviewed 28 December 2017

A walk through the manufactury of Morrocan potters with forming of the porcelain, burning and painting. Very friendly shop keepers and good Prices for the origional Morrocan goods (negotiation of the Price!!!).

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank 419rolandk
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

It is impressive to arrive there and find all the potteries. Once you start really looking into each shop, you will realize that they pretty much all have the same. I understand it's the traditional style of Safi but I cannot differentiate all the pottery...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Alexandre N
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Many choices of colorful and intricate pottery from this town, which otherwise suffers from an identity crisis in Morocco. Too bad as the handiwork is worth taking in for its detail. There is not much else to recommend here however.

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank Susan A
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The amount of pottery I saw blew me away and my only complaint is that I couldn't buy it all. Shop keepers were friendly and not pushy like other parts of Morocco and the items were incredible. I would recommend a visit if you have...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank rabihas
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

After buying quiet a lot of pottery from one of the stalls, the owner insisted on showing us where and how the pottery is made. Just behind the co-op are little sheds, where men and women make the pottery by hand. We got to see...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank Livalambchop
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

nice place with a large choice and better price of course. big love. I wish I can carry all😍got a range of plates bowls and others especially for my dining in Ramadan the holy month

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank sakina b
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We went to the old part of Safi where the hillside is covered in pottery workshops and kilns. One of the local potters gave us a guided tour and took us to a workshop where we could see the stuff being made by hand. At...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank IamNigelW
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Best place where u can feel that you are traveling in time nd get to know the real safi pottery how it's made by safi's maalam . You can have a good prices by negotiating the sales person nicely

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank bouchra777
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

It's a nice place to visit. Unfortunately the Safi museum was close for a certain reason. It nice to visit the coline des potiers if you are a first time visitor to Morocco, but if not it might not be that interesting.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Ahmed O
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